The Slovakian state railways (ZSSK) have made public that it has ordered another eight ‘RegioMover’ diesel trains from ŽOS Vrútky. ZSSK already operates 32 3-car trains of this type.
The RegioMover is diesel-hydraulic and built as a partially low-floor 3-car train. It has four bogies, of which the two on both ends of the train are motorized.
ZSSK has now placed a fixed order four 8 sets, costing around 33 million euro, to be allocated and operated in the Zvolen region. The order comprises of 1x a 2-car train with 110 seat and 7x 3-car trains with 160 seats. In total ZSSK has a budget of around 77 million euro to spend on this order. For money that is unused now, it wants to order another 13 2-car RegioMover’s in the future.
In total, ZSSK now has ordered three batches:
- Batch 1: 861 001-012, delivered 2011-2013
- Batch 2: 861 013-032, delivered 2014-2015
- Batch 3: 8 new trains for Zvolen
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